Curriculum

Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology

Bachelor degree programme / Full-time

1. Semester

Course Type SWS ECTS
Introduction to Laboratory
Introduction to Laboratory Techniques, Laboratory LB 1 1
Basics of Chemistry
Chemical Calculations VO 1 2
General and Inorganic Chemistry, Theory VO 3 5
Analytical Chemistry, Laboratory LB 2 3
Basics of Physics
Applied Physics, Theory VO 2 3
Applied Physics, Laboratory LB 3 4
Human Medicine I
Anatomy and Physiology VO 2 2
Human Genetics VO 1 2
Microbiology
Applied Microbiology VO 1 2
Microbiological Working Techniques, Laboratory LB 2 2
Fundamentals in Mathematics
Applied Mathematics VO 2 3
Applied Mathematics, Exercise ILV 1 1

2. Semester

Course Type SWS ECTS
Organic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry, Theory VO 2 3
Organic Chemistry, Laboratory LB 2 3
Human Medicine II
Human Diseases VO 1 1
Immunology and Medical Microbiology VO 2 2
Microbiology and Pharmaceutical Production Environment
Microbiological Monitoring, Laboratory LB 2 2
Introduction to Contamination Control and Clean Room Training VO 1 1
Biostatistics and Software Applications in Biotechnology
Biostatistics VO 2 4
Software Applications ILV 2 2
Biophysics
Applied Biophysics VO 2 3
Biophysics, Laboratory LB 2 3
Molecular Biology of the Cell
Cell Biology VO 2 3
Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, Theory VO 2 3

3. Semester

Course Type SWS ECTS
Medical Biology
Cell Physiology and Medical Molecular Biology VO 2 3
Cell Culture Techniques VO 1 1
Cell Culture, Laboratory I LB 2 3
Theoretical and Practical Biochemistry
Biochemistry, Theory VO 3 4
Biochemistry, Laboratory LB 2 3
Bioinformatics ILV 2 3
Laboratory Skills for Biotechnology
Instrumental Analytics, Theory VO 1 2
Instrumental Analytics, Laboratory LB 2 3
Genetic Engineering, Laboratory LB 2 3
Fundamentals of Engineering
Measurement and Control Systems I VO 1 2
Quality Management
Introduction to Quality Management VO 1 1
GLP/GMP, Theory VO 1 1
Practical Training Application and Preparation
PTS Application and Preparation WK 1 1

4. Semester

Course Type SWS ECTS
Cell and Tissue Engineering
Cell Culture, Laboratory II LB 3 3
Scientific Skills SE 2 3
Pharmaceutical Production Processes
Equipment and Production Design VO 2 3
Pharmaceutical Protein Production and Purification
Biochemical Analytics, Protein Purification ILV 2 3
Bioprocess Technology, Theory ILV 3 4
Fermentation and Bioseparation, Laboratory LB 4 8
Applied Quality Management
GLP/GMP, Seminar SE 2 3
Genetic Engineering, Laboratory under GLP UE 2 3

5. Semester

Course Type SWS ECTS
Practical Training in Industry and Bachelor Thesis I
Bachelor Thesis I and Bachelor Seminar BASE 1 5
Practical Training Semester BOPR 0 25

6. Semester

Course Type SWS ECTS
Elective Module 2: Drug Development Management
Journal Club for Current Issues
Journal Club for Current Issues WK 1 1
Management and Marketing
Principles of Management and Marketing VO 2 3
Biomedical Regulations
Clinical Studies and GCP VO 1 3
Drug Regulatory Affairs VO 1 2
Elective Module 1: Production of Therapeutic Proteins
Recombinant Protein Technologies
Measurement and Control Systems II UE 1 2
Pharmaceutical Protein Production Systems VO 1 2
Validation and Biomaterials
Introduction to Validation VO 1 2
Material Science and Biomaterials VO 1 2
Journal Club for Current Issues
Journal Club for Current Issues WK 1 1
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacology VO 2 4
Current Issues in Molecular Medicine TU 1 2
Project Management
Project Management in Life Sciences VO 2 3
Bachelor Thesis
Bachelor Thesis II and Bachelor Seminar BASE 1 8
Bachelor Exam
Bachelor Exam AP 1 4


Curriculum effective from: WS16/17